The most recent evaluation by Quickmove Properties has proven that new residence patrons with a property to promote can solely realistically transfer utilizing property half alternate in the event that they want to be of their new residence by the top of the 12 months.
The countdown to Christmas is nearly on however for these seeking to transfer home by then, the hopes of finishing earlier than the large day arrives would require a Christmas miracle.
In truth, newest figures from GetAgent.co.uk present that on common throughout England and Wales, it takes 219 days between the purpose a property is first listed on the market and when the sale completes.
That’s simply over seven months, which means that these itemizing their residence on the market in the present day gained’t be finishing earlier than Spring 2024, not to mention Christmas 2023.
Nonetheless, there may be one approach to beat the Christmas deadline and that’s with property half alternate, a service supplied by park residence specialists Quickmove Properties. These over 50 seeking to downsize to a park residence are capable of half alternate their bricks and mortar and transfer inside a matter of weeks.
Doing so not solely releases fairness, the method additionally gives a excessive stage of certainty and safety, with launched funds accessible for a fast, hassle-free transfer.
However the largest profit? It takes simply 14 to twenty-eight days to finish the method from begin to end, topic to clear authorized title and survey. This implies transferring earlier than Christmas is a really actual risk for these downsizing to a park residence with a bricks and mortar home nonetheless to promote.
One other little-known profit that gives quite a lot of enchantment to movers utilizing Quickmove’s half alternate is that you could stay in your current residence for so long as two weeks after your completion date.
Because of this for those who time it proper, you may full in your park residence buy, stay in your current residence to have a good time one final Christmas within the household residence and make your transfer earlier than the New 12 months is rung in.
Gross sales Director at Quickmove Properties, Mark O’Dwyer, mentioned, “Christmas is a well-liked goal for homebuyers and sellers to finish their transactions earlier than all of us take a effectively earned break with family members over the festive interval.
Nonetheless, for individuals who aren’t approaching completion already, the probabilities of transferring earlier than Christmas are slim and those that are solely simply itemizing their residence in the present day don’t have any hope as the common time to promote at the moment sits at over seven months.
That mentioned, a park residence half alternate might make the proper Christmas present for these seeking to downsize from their bricks and mortar property in later life. There are a complete host of advantages to half alternate, from the safety and certainty of the sale, to not point out the fairness launched to assist with the price of Christmas.
However the largest benefit is the velocity and never solely can the method be accomplished in as little as two weeks topic to clear authorized title and survey, however you even have the choice to stay in your current residence for an extra two weeks after completion.
This implies for those who time it proper, you may have one final turkey dinner to have a good time the top of an period in your current residence and be popping bottles to ring within the New 12 months in your new park residence.”